Kundadri, Varanga (Karnataka), 1st November 2022: Fifteen postal cards on Jain Hertiage Centres and Jain idols were released on 1st November 2022 at Parshwanath Basadi, Kundadri (10:30 am) and Kere Basadi, Varanga (4:00 PM) by His Holiness SwastiSri Dr.DeveendraKeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji.
All the post cards have been sponsored by Hombuja Jain Math with the blessings and guidance of His Holiness SwastiSri Dr.DeveendraKeerthi Bhattarakha SWamiji of Hombuja Jain Math.
The picture postcards are related to – Jain Basadi, Kundadri; Tirthankar Parshwanath, Kundadri; Hattiangadi; Sri Kshetrapala Brahmayaksha, Hattiangadi; Babanagar Parshwanath; Sahasraphani Parshwanath, Vijayapura/Bijapur; Kere Basadi, Varanga; Neminath Tirthankar, Hire Basadi, Varanga’ Goddess Padmavati Devi, Hombuja; Shruta Panchami; Sri Parshwanath Tirthankar and Brahmadeva, Stavanidhi; Tirthankar Parshwanath, Kere Basadi, Varanga; Tirthankar Adinath With Choubis, Amminabhavi; Hire Basadi, Varanga.
Team Work – The entire project is a result of a team work. His Holiness SwastiSri Dr. Devendra Keerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji has blessed the initiative by sponsoring the entire cost of this project. The project execution was led by Educationist & Jain philately enthusiast Sri Mahavir Kundur, Hubli; the photographs have been contributed by Sri Neerenki Parshwanath, Vice-President, Mandovi Motors, Mangalore; the captions and history for all the postcards have been written by Nitin H P, founder & Executive Director of WWW.JAINHERITAGECENTRES.COM and Associate Director, MarTech, Wipro Limited; Smt Vidya Bagodi; Sri Shanthinath Hotapeti, Hubli; Sri Santosh Muragi Patil, Hubli, Sri Vimal Talikoti, Hubli; Sri Shantaraj Mallasamudra, Hubli; artist Suresh Arkasali, Hubli; Swathi Graphics, Hubli; Vishwakala Printers, Bengaluru; Chitta Jinendra, Bengaluru; Dhannu Anna Hosamani Basavanabagavadi; Praveen Kasar; Saha, Vijayapura; Dhiraj Pandit, Stavanidhi; Achhu, post office, Humcha; have also contributed to this project.
All members of the Puttur and Shimoga Postal Circles have contributed immensly towards the success of this project.
– Sri Kshetra Hombuja